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PUB LIST PUBLIC HOUSES Paul Skelton

Earliest 1828-

Black Moors Head

Latest ????

5 King Street

Rochester

Black Moors Head

Above photo may be the "Black Moors Head." Circa 1950.

Black Moors BottleBlack Moors bottle

Above photos kindly supplied by Michael Reader, who has possession of the above bottle that says "Black Moors Head, Rochester" on the side, and licensee J T Snell, circa 1890s.

 

I believe the pub was demolished in the 1960s to make space for the new Police Station.

 

Kentish Weekly Post or Canterbury Journal 27 October 1835.

DIED.

Oct. 17, Mr. Thomas Miller, of the "Black Moor's Head," Troy Town, Rochester, aged 47.

 

LICENSEE LIST

MILLER Thomas 1824-Oct/35 dec'd Pigot's Directory 1828-29Pigot's Directory 1832-34

MILLER William George 1847+

ANDREWS John 1851+ (listed as cordwainer age 50 in 1851Census)

KNOWLER Charles Frederick 1858-62+

VARRALL Giles Saxby 1870-82+ (age 45 in 1881Census)

WARTON William 1881+ (only as ships store-keeper age 69 in 1881Census at 5 King Street)

SNELL John Thomas 1891-1903+ (age 38 in 1901Census)

HUGHES Harry 1911-18+

SNELL John Thomas 1822+

MOORE James William 1930+

WELLER R L M & W G 1938+

WALLINGTON Bert & Margaret 1940s

McCUE Ernest William 1948+

LARMAN Frank after McCue

http://pubshistory.com/BlackMoorsHead.shtml

 

Pigot's Directory 1828-29From the Pigot's Directory 1828-29

Pigot's Directory 1832-34From the Pigot's Directory 1832-33-34

 

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